»This was a very demanding project in terms of production volume and cost structure,« Erdoğan Nas says in review. »That is why we decided to take a new approach, asking various machine manufacturers to submit proposals for different technologies and complete turnkey offers; in the end, the proposal from HELLER was clearly the most attractive one for us.« Erdoğan Nas

HELLER impresses with engine block project

HELLER solutions at Erkunt Sanayi

When Turkish automotive supplier Erkunt Sanayi was planning to invest in technology for automated engine block manufacturing, the company opted for a HELLER manufacturing system.

Task Setting

  • Installation of a new engine block manufacturing line

  • Robot-assisted automatic loading and unloading system

Project scope and solution

  • The automated turnkey manufacturing system with simultaneous engineering process, comprises twelve machining centres, three washing machines, two honing machines, an automated block cap assembly system, four industrial robots, various leak test systems and comprehensive pre-assembly equipment.


  • Productive manufacturing line with a machining capacity of 42,000 engine blocks per year


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